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Sharon Norman

On November 15th, Carolyn Cilley enjoyed a family gathering to remember her son, Lonny Cilley on his birthday.  She greatly appreciated everyone that brought food and shared stories about Lonny.  She really enjoyed a photo book that was prepared for the day.  It really meant a lot to her as she misses Lonny very much.  She thanks all that attended. 

The end of regular deer hunting has come to a close.  However, many dedicated hunters will be enjoying black powder hunting which follows for two weeks.  Last hour of tagging at the Waite General Store, brought another 8- point buck up to the weighing station; total count for the season was forty- one.  Princeton Variety Store’s total count for the season was twenty-six.   Past memories of deer tagged in our area were not unheard of to have totals of 1,000 tagged in one season! Times they are a changing. 

Congratulations to Al Mather, Princeton Baptist Church Pastor, on celebrating his milestone 60th birthday over the weekend.  Reports of 60’s clad party-goers were there to help Al celebrate.  Rumor has it Mike Marshall might have taken the prize and created the most laughter attending in his “love-child” costume. 

SCVIGC members, please remember to call Rachel Hamilton at 427-6157 if you will be making the garden club luncheon at the WCCC on Dec. 5th at 12:00 p.m. Monetary donations will be collected from members to give to the various food pantries in the area as well as a donation for PAWS. 

A remember that Friends will be making a joyful noise on Dec. 1st at 6:00 p.m. at Legacy Square for the 2nd Annual Christmas Tree Lighting.  Dress warmly to gather for the caroling.  Homemade cookies will be handed out to enjoy as well as hot chocolate and a visit with Santa. 

Sunrise Christian Church will host its first concert at the Big Lake Dining Hall on Saturday, December 1st at 6:00 p.m.  The Sunshine AC Church Worship Team from Deer Isle with six musicians will use voices, keyboard, guitar and drums to deliver a variety of praise and worship music. Last Monday Stephen Carle used Parks’ skidder to pull 6 large pine trees from the family woodlot to exchange for interior pine board paneling to be installed soon in the new church. A work day scheduled for Saturday, December 1st will include putting up the first interior pine boards. Charter members began joining Sunrise Christian Church this Sunday, the process to be completed in three weeks for those unable to attend.

 Dates to remember:  Dec. 1st – Friends of Princeton Christmas Tree Lighting – 6-7:00 p.m., Dec. 1st – Sunrise Christian Church Concert – 6:0 p.m., Dec. 14 – Princeton Grange Party – 6:00 p.m., Dec. 20th – 6:00 p.m. Comp Planning Com Mtg

Keep those happenings coming, via email sbjnorman@gmail.com or by calling 214-8333.